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Expand your current knowledge and skills in academic research, writing, and critical thinking skills.
Be at the forefront of emerging trends, technological influences, and research to advance IT management.
Develop multidisciplinary and evolving practices to contribute to organizational strategies, IT planning, and management.
Foster an organizational culture that supports technological innovation.
Evaluate ethical frameworks and legal requirements that guide information technology management.
Our PhD in Business Management, Information Technology Management program is designed to remove roadblocks for you and demystify the dissertation process. This unique approach centers on supporting you in three ways: through program structure, a dedicated faculty and support team, and online resources. To help generate momentum toward graduation, you’ll begin your dissertation early in the program. Our faculty, support team, and online resources will help guide you every step of the way.
Our program offers additional benefits you might be interested in.
Maximize your courseload—take six or more credits per quarter and pay just $5,000*.
Capella’s online learning model offers you the ability to take one to three courses per quarter, giving you more schedule control.
*Cost of each residency is included in the $5,000 quarterly tuition maximum; travel, lodging, meals and other expenses are not included. Books, supplies, and other fees may apply. Tuition subject to change.
Online education isn’t one-size-fits-all. We know you’re busy—you need a learning experience tailored to your life, not the other way around. Capella has learning and tuition formats to suit you, however you learn.
A more structured learning format with an active peer community and faculty guidance. We’ll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
If your employer or organization is a partner with Capella, you may be eligible for a tuition discount.
Our online PhD in Business Management, Information Technology Management degree has a comprehensive curriculum focused on research, scholarly writing, ethical theory, a global perspective, technology, and a systems-thinking approach. The program includes dissertation research seminars which allow you to get an early start on your dissertation.
Information Technology Leaders as Partners in Organizational Strategic Planning
This course focuses on the information technology leader’s collaborative roles working with an organization’s non-IT senior leadership, including aligning business strategy with IT strategy, acting as an equal contributor to the formation of organizational strategy, and integrating ethical policies and practices into an organization. Learners evaluate multidisciplinary research and practices related to leadership, organizational structures, and culture. Through the lens of complexity/chaos and change theories, learners analyze information technology’s role in contributing to organizational resiliency. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
Leading Information Technology Strategic Planning in Complex and Global Environments
In this course, learners examine processes by which senior information technology leadership must evaluate different IT governance models from a global perspective, including decision models, management structures, business engagement processes, leadership theories, and risk assessment processes. Learners evaluate methods of performance measurement and control, and assess the relevance and effect of social responsibility issues and strategic partnering on IT strategic planning. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer.
|4 quarter credits|
Guiding the Implementation of Information Technology Policies and Processes
This course presents key issues related to the implementation of information technology policies and processes as day-to-day operations, including consideration of ethical, cultural, and global issues, and potential effects on internal and external stakeholder needs. Learners evaluate strategies for implementing different governance models and assess the ways in which those models relate to change management processes and organizational innovation.
|4 quarter credits|
Innovating Information Technology Life Cycle Management Processes in a Changing Environment
In this course, learners evaluate evolving theories and practices that inform decisions related to the information technology system development life cycle. Learners assess different development models and examine the IT leader’s role in IT enterprise portfolio management against the backdrop of changing workforce considerations, including offshore, contract, multicultural, and multigenerational workers in global enterprises.
|4 quarter credits|
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Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our online PhD in Business Management, Information Technology Management degree.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure, certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.
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